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Yorkshire Restaurant review: Rascills, Raskelf
We’ve written before about Richard and Lindsey Johns when they closed their delightful little Artisan restaurant in Hessle (which we loved) and resurfaced at the Falcon in Withernwick, a village way out east between Hornsea, Beverley and the se...
11 February 2017
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Grayston Unity , Halifax
24 January 2017
Skosh, York
19 January 2017

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Hotel review: Pheasant Inn, Harome
One village, two inns. Make that two outstanding restaurant/inns. Andrew Pern runs the fabled Star at Harome while his ex-wife Jacquie has the Pheasant, a ten bedroom inn in an idyllic spot overlooking the village duck pond. The interior shows Jacqui...
10 February 2017
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Star Inn at Harome, Harome
31 January 2017
Cowside, Yockenthwaite
17 October 2016

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Star Inn the Harbour
It’s Wednesday lunchtime and chef Andrew Pern is sitting in his whites at a table in his own Star Inn at Harome but there’s no food in sight and the cutlery and napkins have been pushed aside to make way for a large ‘mood board’ of magazine c...
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The North York Moors and Dales
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Prune & Pink Peppercorn Rye Bread
This recipe is for the serious bakers among Squidbeak readers. It is based on a rye sourdough recipe by Emmanuel Hadjiandreou, the author of the award winning How to Make Bread...
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Tenacres Cheese
I bet Gillian Clough didn’t imagine she’d be scooping national prizes for her cheese within a year of start-up; after all she’s got a day job working as a radiographer at Bradford Royal Infirmiry...
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Skosh, York

Grayston Unity, Halifax

Pax Burger, Lindley

Sair Inn, Linthwaite

Quintessential Kitchen, Barnsley

Cowside, Yockenthwaite

Mr P's Curious Tavern, York 

Rattle Owl, York

Cave du Cochon, York

George Inn, Hubberholme

Hare & Hounds, Hawsker

Cap & Collar, Saltaire

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